- Jan 13, 2018
Vallarta Real Estate Development Sales Surge
Puerto Vallarta is experiencing a rise in developer sales over re-sales.
- May 9, 2017
Mexico #1 Destination for International Retirees
Every year International Living creates a list of the best places to retire.
- Mar 28, 2017
Maximize the Return on your Puerto Vallarta Home
There are many ways to make better use of your apartment, rather than leaving it vacant during the times it isn’t being used.
- Feb 20, 2017
0% Mortgage Financing in Mexico?
Mortgage financing currently available for foreigners in Mexico.
- Feb 13, 2017
Vallarta Real Estate Fair 2017
The Vallarta Real Estate Fair takes place on March 4th, 2017.
- Jan 4, 2017
Mexico is the #1 Place to Retire for 2017
Mexico is the #1 place to retire, according to International Living's 2017 Retirement Index
- Dec 23, 2016
8 Great Vallarta South Shore Million Dollar Properties for Sale
The South Shore of Banderas Bay, just minutes from Puerto Vallarta, is where the foothills of the Sierra Madre mountain range, rich in lush green jungle foliage, reach the turquoise-azure waters of the bay, creating a backdrop, coastline and setting for some of the finest luxury real estate properties available close to downtown Puerto Vallarta.
- Nov 23, 2016
Surge in Interest in Secondary Luxury Homes Market
There is increasing interest by affluent Americans for secondary (vacation) homes, and for many that may mean outside of the United States.
- Oct 27, 2016
5 Homes for Sale in Puerto Vallarta with Amazing Swimming Pools
Luxury homes have long been a characteristic of the Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Market. These are the top 5 amazing pools matched with breathtaking views in high-end homes for sale in Puerto Vallarta.
- Sep 27, 2016
Million Dollar Condos in Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit
For those seeking the ultimate second home or residence in the Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit area, there may be no better option than one of the million dollar condos currently listed for sale on MLSVallarta.
- Aug 31, 2016
7 Puerto Vallarta Beachfront Condos for Under $150K
Looking for a beachfront condominium for under $150,000? Well, it is possible in Mexico, and more specifically, in Puerto Vallarta.
- Jun 9, 2016
Vallarta HOAs and What you Should Know
Most real estate searching undertaken by people interested in having a primary or second home in Puerto Vallarta (or Nayarit) often neglect the homeowner’s association (HOA) functions. But they shouldn't.
- Jun 6, 2016
Having trouble with Spanish in Vallarta?
There certainly is a good amount of English-speaking people in Vallarta, who work in the stores and shops, so not knowing a lot of Spanish you can get by rather reasonably.
- Jun 4, 2016
Current Highway #200 Improvements - What do they mean for Vallarta?
Is enough municipal planning being done to ensure the city can handle this inevitable wave of cars, buses, and commercial traffic?
- May 17, 2016
Cost of Living Compares for Vallarta and Other Cities
Cool websites for comparing the costs of living for different cities and countries around the world.
- Apr 30, 2016
Vallarta Condo Sales Up, Average Price Down, for 1st Quarter 2016
The Timothy Real Estate Group recently released sales results for Puerto Vallarta for the first quarter of 2016, compared to that realized in the same quarter of 2015.
- Apr 30, 2016
Cirque du Soleil's Luzia - Vallarta's Largest Marketing Campaign Ever?
This will basically be a traveling sales show promoting the Cirque du Soleil theme park - if they want to see more, they just have to travel to Vallarta/Nayarit and experience the full Mexican cultural experience.
- Apr 25, 2016
Puerto Vallarta: Everything You Need Or Want To Know
This is the name of a Facebook group that has over 6,000 members and provides information with regards to just that; everything you may want or need to know about living in Puerto Vallarta.
- Apr 22, 2016
Buying "Pre-Sale" Real Estate in Vallarta
When it comes to buying real estate, you can purchase something that already exists, a re-sale or "pre-existing" property, or you can purchase a "pre-sale" property, which is usually something that does not yet exist, it is or will be in the construction phase and is currently not yet completely finished.
- Apr 9, 2016
Golf Membership Options for Vallarta Homeowners
A favourite past time for many in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit is golf and there are a number of courses in the area, although not all are available to the public.
- Mar 27, 2016
Reflecting on Vallarta's Real Estate Past Season
As the high season in Puerto Vallarta begins to taper down, so, for the most part, does the peak period for the real estate market. Looking back over this past season most realtors have said that it did not live up to their expectations,
- Mar 15, 2016
Vallarta Rentals & Taxes
If you rent your Mexico property and receive an income, then you have to pay Mexican taxes.
- Feb 16, 2016
La Isla Shopping Center
The newest shopping centre for the region is currently under construction in the Hotel Zone, in front of the Grand Venetian Towers.
- Feb 12, 2016
Solutions to Reduce Traffic on Hwy #200
There are currently three projects in different stages of development to improve traffic flow and at the same time, provide safer and more secure traveling times.
- Feb 9, 2016
TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Poll 2015 - Vallarta's #2
The news just keep getting better for Puerto Vallarta. It was ranked second in the Top 10 destinations in Mexico in the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice poll for 2015, as reported by Travel Weekly.
- Feb 8, 2016
How Currency Rates Affect Real Estate in Vallarta/Nayarit
For American buyers this makes it rather simple for them as they can use the same currency they use back home. But for Canadian or Mexicans, it’s a different matter, that has become increasingly more evident over the past year as both the Canadian and Mexico currencies have lost value compared to the US dollar. In this situation, whatever is sold in USD currency becomes more expensive; such as real estate in Puerto Vallarta or Riviera Nayarit.
- Feb 8, 2016
Top Twelve Retirement Havens
I recently posted that Mexico came in third on International Living’s Global Retirement Index. Kathleen Peddicord has a similar report she does at LiveandInvestOverseas.com, which actually narrows it down to the most popular destinations, not just the country. For 2016 she lists her picks for the top twelve retirement havens and Puerto Vallarta comes in 10th.
- Feb 8, 2016
Dining Like: Barrio Bistro
A new restaurant that opened this season is Barrio Bistro, located in the neighborhood (or barrio) of Versalles near Fluvial behind the Hotel Zone. The chef is Memo Wulff (or better known as Memmito), who has been working the kitchens in Vallarta for years, including his own and those of many of owned and operated by his family.
- Feb 6, 2016
International Living Retirement Index
Each year the staff at International Living compile an index that lists what they consider to be the most popular retirement destinations in the world. To create the list they take into consideration climate, cost of living, retiree discounts, infrastructure, accessibility of healthcare, amongst other things. Mexico came out in third position
- Feb 6, 2016
High-End Real Estate Quandary
The owners of high-end real estate in the Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit regions (and especially in Punta Mita), are in a bit of quandary over whether they should sell or not because of recent market conditions.